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Data Entry Operator Salary

A Data Entry Operator earns an average wage of $12.11 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$21,465 - $45,569
(Median)
$21K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $32,318
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$9.20 - $16.60
(Median)
$9
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$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,465 - $45,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,420  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $1,280  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,422 - $38,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $16.60  
   
Overtime
$10.03 - $24.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,420  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $1,280  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$19,422 - $38,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 453
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Job Description for Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Operators transcribe data from various sources and documents and enter data into an online computer system via a PC. Operators will utilize the data to create and update databases. Roles will include operating a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records and maintaining a daily count of all claims processes. Data Entry Operators should be detail-oriented and be able to enter data quickly with minimal errors. Editing skills are required. Operators will need to be able to check over work quickly and correct any errors found in their work. Data Entry Operators should able to input between 8,000 and 10,000 keystrokes per hour. Familiarity with computers and computer systems is a plus, particularly spreadsheet and data entry software.

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Data Entry Operator Tasks

  • Receive all documents and enter the data into the on-line system on the PC.
  • Operate a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records.
  • Create and update databases.
  • Maintain a daily count of all claims processed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Data Entry Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Data Entry Operator Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Typing
0%

National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 33%